Submit a proposal for cross-agency collaboration. Based on the investigative activities proposed, determine what type of assistance the task force will require from outside agencies for this operation. Compare and contrast roles and responsibilities of different counterterrorism and law enforcement agencies in responding to this particular case. Based on your analysis, which agencies are best situated to provide the type of assistance required and why? Explain what type of agreement will be needed to clarify the roles and responsibilities of the task force and the outside agencies selected.
Your paper must be submitted as a two- to three-page Microsoft Word document with double spacing, 12-point Times New Roman font, one-inch margins, and at least two sources cited in APA format.
Textbook: Counterterrorism, Chapters 8 and 10
- Chapter 8 will explore informants, undercover agents, specifics on obtaining information through interrogation and torture, and the considerations of using various tactics.
- Chapter 10 explains various punishments, such as diplomatic and economic sanctions, that are in place for suspected terrorist activity, sanctions that are available by other government agencies, individual punishment, and avoidance tactics utilized by terrorists.
Website: Criminal Investigation Responds to Terrorism
This website provides an overview of the type of counterterrorism operations in which the IRS Criminal Investigation (CI) is involved.
Article: Financing Terror Bit by Bit (Optional)
This article showcases the use of the bitcoin to circumvent investigative methods used by law enforcement. Terrorists use of bitcoin or other virtual currency may be used to circumvent detection and tracking methods utilized by law enforcement.